The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said the unidentified deputy was wounded in the 1200 block of Forestburg Drive, Fox News affiliate KRIV-TV 已报告.
The deputy was taken to a hospital and was “alert and conscious,” the Sheriff’s Office said in a tweet. Some reports online suggested the deputy was shot in both hands.
Officials said the deputy was serving a warrant at the time of the shooting, KRTK-TV 已报告.
Authorities said the suspect fled the scene on foot and remains on the run. It was unclear what led to the shooting.
Nearby residents were asked to avoid the area.